Cliff Bleszinski

Clifford Michael Bleszinski (born February 12, 1975), popularly known as CliffyB, is a video game designer, and former design director for the game development company Epic Games. He is most famous for his role in the development of the Unreal franchise, especially 1999's Unreal Tournament, and the Gears of War franchise. He cites Shigeru Miyamoto as his biggest influence.
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  • Rumour: Gears of War Collection Heading to Xbox One?

    … Gears of War, Epic Games’ post-apocalyptic third-person shooter title, was originally released in 2006 and became a core exclusive for Microsoft’s Xbox 360, but a rumour has recently surfaced online suggesting a collection of titles from the critically acclaimed franchise could be heading to the Xbox One. A Twitter user, Slays, tweeted…

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  • Cliffy B Discusses Weapon Design for Upcoming Shooter BlueStreak

    … Cliff Bleszinski, former developer of Epic Games fame, has revealed some interesting information on the weapon design for Boss Key Studios’ upcoming arena shooter, BlueStreak (working title). While Cliff did an AMA on Reddit last month, and continues to post updates such as these on social media and, the sci-fi game remains somewhat of a mystery…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski Bringing New Arena FPS To PC

    … Cliff Blezinski former Epic Games CEO and the man behind Gears of War is coming out of retirement for this PC exclusive shooter “BlueStreak”. Bleszinski with his new studio, Boss Key Productions are going to team up with Nexon for the project. “No one knows the free-to-play market better than Nexon, which is why they were the obvious partner…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski Releases Concept Art for Project BlueStreak

    … of concept art from Project BlueStreak. And even though Cliff has prematurely told us about his new game, he keeps feeding fans, which is evident with his latest tweet that shows the first piece of concept art from project BlueStreak. Here is your 1st look at early concept art for #BlueStreak from Boss Key. Follow us on Twitter for the latest updates…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski unlocks his new studio- Boss Key

    … like a codename for an as yet untitled game. Other bits and bobs about the new developer include the fact that Guerrilla Games co-founder Arjan Brussee (who actually teamed with Bleszinski waaaay back for Jazz Jackrabit) will be COO of the new startup (with Cliff listed as CEO) and that Boss Key will probably not be a ‘large scale studio’ as that’s…

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  • Cole Train Set To Charge Through The Next Gears Of War

    … the once, with Black Tusk Studios manager Rod Fergusson releasing a blurred out image of what seems to be part of the scenery of the new game. Beyond this image, as well as Mr Speight’s purported involvement, there is currently little known about the next Gears instalment. However, Gears creator Cliff Blezinski has announced that he has come out…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski Opens Boss Key Productions

    …Former Epic Games designer Cliff Bleszinski is returning to video game development with a new studio called Boss Key Productions and a game labeled Project Bluestreak. Boss Key Productions is incorporated to Bleszinski, and Cliff Bleszinski has posted a link to Boss Key’s twitter account, which mentions Project Bluestreak. There is also…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski’s New Company Revealed, Announcement Soon

    …Cliff Bleszinski is slowly making his way back into the news more and more with each passing day. This time more info has surfaced about his new company, which is called Boss Key Productions. Bleszkinski incorporated the company a few months ago and it can..... The post Cliff Bleszinski’s New Company Revealed, Announcement Soon appeared first on Attack of the Fanboy.…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions uncovered

    …Cliff Bleszinski will announce his first project since leaving Epic Games in 2012 next week. And it looks like it will come from a new start-up the Gears of War designer incorporated back in April called Boss Key Productions. Further investigation, via Superannuation, reveals a website for the studio, which teases something coming soon with […] Read Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions uncovered in full on Gematsu.…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski to reveal new project on July 8

    …Cliff Bleszinski, one of the lead designers on Gears of War who left Epic Games back in 2012, is “officially coming out of retirement to make video games again,” he said on Twitter. Bleszinski will reveal his new project next Tuesday, July 8. The developer launched a countdown timer to the reveal of the new […] Read Cliff Bleszinski to reveal new project on July 8 in full on Gematsu.…

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  • Gears Of War’s Cliff Bleszinski Returns With Project Silverstreak

    … for the unforgettable Xbox 360 exclusive franchise Gears of War. Considering most gamers quickly identify Cliff with the iconic chainsaw rifle that is the mainstay of the franchise, Cliff decided to leave Epic Games in October 2012 in order to start a new IP. “I don’t really want just the whole chainsaw gun to be my legacy,” Bleszinski said. “A lot…

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